The Business of Cake Making Podcast
Episode 33 - Wish We Knew

Episode 33 - Wish We Knew

September 20, 2021

Today's episode is all about things we wish knew when we started running our businesses.

If you are just starting your cake business, or if you are struggling in your cake business then maybe us reminiscing about the things we wish we knew when we were starting our businesses will help you. Learn from the mistakes we made so you dont make the same ones.

This episode has been inspired by the Podcast by Vix Meldrew and Alice Benham, with the same title 'Wish We Knew'.

Also, we introduce a new feature today: Product of the Week!

Shownotes can be found here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 32 - No Episode but lots of Freebies

Episode 32 - No Episode but lots of Freebies

September 6, 2021

Due to the death of Sammie's Mum we have not recorded an episode this week. However, we come baring gifts with some Freebies to help you in your Cake Making Business.

Please click on this link to get all the freebies: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/free-resources-for-cake-makers/

Clicking the links will get you onto our Newsletter Mailing List, if you sign up for more than one Freebie you won't be subscribed to the list more than once. We promise to only sign you up once and you can unsubscribe at anytime.

Episode 31 - Cake Construction

Episode 31 - Cake Construction

August 23, 2021

Following a couple of wedding cake disasters Bronya and Sammie have had, they decided to share their bad experiences and pass on the lessons they've learnt in this episode on Cake Construction.

Learn about everything from damming your buttercream, to ganaching your cake, to dowels and centre dowels.

Also, learn what to look out for when you deliver your cake to make sure everything will keep it upright until the customer cuts and eats it.

Full show notes and links here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 30 - We’re back with a catch up

Episode 30 - We’re back with a catch up

August 9, 2021

We had July off because the cake deliveries all went a bit nuts after the lockdown lifted. In this episode we have a catch up with how life is now weddings are allowed and cake deliveries are happening again.

This episode sees us talking about the cake deliveries, Sammie's collapsing cake, some of the wedding cakes we've made and what we've got coming up soon.

Full shownotes here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 29 - Our Top Baking Tips

Episode 29 - Our Top Baking Tips

June 28, 2021

We have managed to do 28 episodes and not once mention anything about baking! We've rectified that here in Episode 29 with our Top Baking Tips!

We give you a quick run down on the science behind baking before telling you all our tips to get a better bake.

We are taking a month off after this episode whilst 2020 orders catch up with us in 2021. We'll be back in August.

Shownotes can be found here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Our new free Weekly Cake Planner can be found here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/free-resources-for-cake-makers/

Episode 28 -Time Management

Episode 28 -Time Management

June 15, 2021

In an episode, beset with technical issues, Bronya and Sammie chat through Time Management.

Being busy isn't always a sign of success. Organising your time efficiently and effectively can free up hours for you to enjoy your business and your own self care. In this episode we talk about setting red lines, planning and prioritising, and tips to help you get the best out of your working time.

Shownotes can be found at https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 27 - Value and Worth with Katie from Malarkey Cake School

Episode 27 - Value and Worth with Katie from Malarkey Cake School

June 1, 2021

This episode we invite Katie from Malarkey Cake School back to be a guest to discuss Valuing Yourself and Charging your Worth as a Cake Maker.

A subject close to all of our hearts we discuss how you can earn a living from running a cake business. It comes from actually knowing your costs, having confidence in your pricing and treating your customers, service and all your business practices as a whole.

Read all the shownotes and references here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 26 - Mental Health Awareness with Maria Ditch

Episode 26 - Mental Health Awareness with Maria Ditch

May 17, 2021

Recorded during Mental Health Awareness Week, we speak to Cake Maker and Mental Health Nurse and Educator Maria Ditch.

She delves into the problems we may face as Cake Makers, how to notice the symptoms and how we can help ourselves maintain better Mental Health.

This Epsiode is one Bronya and Sammie have been eager to do and cannot emphasise it's importance.

Shownotes can be found at: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 25 - Copy Caking

Episode 25 - Copy Caking

May 5, 2021

In this episode, Bronya and Sammie talk about Copy Caking. They cover everything from copyrighted and character cakes, to being asked to reproduce other cake makers creations.

They talk about their experience with Trading Standards, as well as how developing their own styles and not copying other cake makers cakes has bought them more work they enjoy and ultimately better job satisfaction.

Show notes can be found at: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Episode 24 - Christine and Phil Jensen from Peboryon, Cake Professionals and Black Box Cake

Episode 24 - Christine and Phil Jensen from Peboryon, Cake Professionals and Black Box Cake

April 19, 2021

This Episode we speak to the amazing Christine and Phil Jensen. Not only are the Channel 4 and Netflix stars with their incredible cake company Peboryon on Extreme Cake Makers, they are also organisers and hosts of Cake Professionals.

Here they tell us how they started in cake making and how the Cake Professionals came about. Their aim is to ensure cake makers strive and thrive in their businesses.

Show notes can be found at Show Notes

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